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Evans, Max
315pp.Mildred Clark Cusey was a whore, a madam, an entrepreneur, and above all, a survivor. The story of Silver City Millie, as she referred to herself, is the story of one woman's personal tragedies and triumphs as an orphan, a Harvey Girl waitress on the Santa Fe railroad, a prostitute with innumerable paramours, and a highly successful bordello businesswoman. Millie broke the mould in so many ways, and yet her life's story of survival was not unlike that of thousands of women who went West only to find that their most valuable assets were their physical beauty and their personality. Petite at five feet tall with piercing blue eyes, Millie captured men's attention by her very essence and her unmistakable joie de vivre. Born to Italian immigrant parents near Kansas City, she and her sister were orphaned early and separated from each other. Millie learned hard lessons on the streets, but she never gave up and she vowed to protect and support her ailing older sister. Caught in a domestic squabble in her foster home, Millie wound up in juvenile court with Harry Truman as her judge. This would be only the first of many brushes in her life with prominent politicians. When doctors diagnosed her sister with tuberculosis and recommended she move West to a Catholic home in Deming, New Mexico, Millie moved with her. Expenses ran high and after a brief stint waiting tables as a Harvey Girl, Millie found that her meagre tips could easily be augmented by turning tricks. Thus, out of financial need and devotion to her sister, Mildred Cusey turned to a life of prostitution and a career at which she soon excelled and became both rich and famous.
University of New Mexico Press, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. Third Printing. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826327826
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Inventory #6296
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Plato; Text and Essays Edited By Malcolm Brown
N.B. Heavy fading to spine. Edges of covers slightly faded. Corners and edges of covers slightly rubbed. 314pp.
The Bobbs-Merrill Company Inc., 1971, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #28412
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Davidson, Ian (editor)
Examines the history,design and function of various Scottish homes,their cultural context within the country's heritage and how they should be cared for.128pp.
National Museums of Scotland Publishing, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1901663620
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Inventory #2694
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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This is one of a series of annual publications of labour law judgements by the highest courts in a number of jurisdictions. They are intended primarily for the use of judges, labour law practitioners, industrial relations specialists and students who need access to authoritative information of a comparative nature on problems arising in the field of labour law and industrial relations. Each judgement reprinted in this volume is accompanied by headnotes and an annotation which sets forth, among other things, the legal issues involved, the basic facts of the case (if not included in the judgement itself), the relevant statutory provisions and judicial precendents, the labour law and industrial relations context in which the case arose, and the significance of the judgement in the development of the law. The book provides the reader with factual information that is not coloured by the personal views of the annotators. As a rule, judgements are printed "in extenso"; editorial discretion has been employed to delete or summarize portions of judgements that are purely technical or only of marginal interest. Volume 16 covers the period 1 October 1995 to 30 September 1996. N.B.Slight label residue to base of spine.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1997, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041104593
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Inventory #15387
Price: £ 75.00 GBP ($ 96.75 approx. - € 82.88 approx.)
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Edited By Nilsson, Ingela
The intricate relationship between the erotic and the literary is a recurring theme in Western literature, with a starting-point in Plato's dialogues. Our need to talk, write, and read about love has resulted in a rich tradition, ranging from theoretical and philosophical discussions of Eros to love romance and poetry, clearly marked by the classical-heritage but continuously unfolding and rewriting itself. This present volume aims at providing both students and scholars with a series of discussions of this long tradition of reading and writing the erotic, seen from a number of different perspectives. A certain emphasis is placed on Classical Philology, but other contributors represent Byzantine studies, Iranian languages, History of ideas, and Comparative literature. 292pp.
Museum Tusculanum Press, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9788763507905
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Inventory #24904
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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